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Norwich for Jobs at the Royal Norfolk Show

Come & visit Norwich for Jobs at the Norfolk Show – be part of this successful movement.

We’ll be on the EDGE Apprenticeships (Easton & Otley College) Stand: Number 329 in the Discovery Zone

& the Federation of Small Businesses Stand: Number 166, Avenue 6.

Archant Sales Academy

Are you an 18-24 year old registered with Norwich Jobcentre Plus?

Do you want a career in Marketing, Sales or

Customer Service?

 

We have spaces on the Archant Sales Academy -

hosted in their EDP/NEN offices in

Norwich City Centre.

 

A four week opportunity to gain new skills

Archant offer for Partners and Supporters of Norwich for Jobs

Archant are pleased to offer formal supporters of Norwich for Jobs a special 30% discount with free of charge colour to promote both your business and the opportunities available.

This is available for generic recruitment advertising, business profiles or a combination of both within the Evening News/Eastern Daily Press and Jobs24 website or indeed the wider Archant portfolio.

All print adverts will also include the Norwich for Jobs logo to further promote your support of the community initiative to improve employment opportunities for young people in our city. 

Employers' Top Tips - do’s and don’ts

Chris Paul - Serco

 

Interviews

 

·         Smile.

·         Proper old fashioned hand shake.

·         Borrow a suit or a jacket and tie if you haven’t got your own.

·         Research the job --google

·         Research the company you are applying to –google

·         Practice some relevant questions in front of the mirror.

·         Eye contact.

·         Please and thank you speak volumes.

·         Arrive early

·         Ask about money and pay but leave it till last

Dreams soar as top aviation firm plans apprentices day in Norwich

Norfolk’s ambitious young career-seekers are being offered dream apprenticeships by a subsidiary of one of the world’s biggest airlines.

 

KLM UK Engineering is holding its annual Apprentices Day next weekend to kick off the process of recruiting a new batch of trainee mechanics to fill places on its flagship four-year training programme.

 

Norwich For Jobs will be celebrating One Year On

The Norwich For Jobs campaign will be holding a breakfast event to celebrate ‘One Year On’ within the campaign.

The event will be held within the Fusion Gallery, part of the Forum in Norwich, from 8:30am till 10:30am on February 21st 2014. We will be joined by employers and local citizens, and welcome the opportunity to meet new employers and partners who are keen to find out more about the Norwich For Jobs campaign.

Norwich For Jobs Business Breakfast

I’d like to invite you to breakfast, to try to help your business grow.

We’ll set out how Norwich For Jobs and Swarm Apprenticeships can help your business grow by employing a young person.

We have arranged for a few words from employers who are already doing it, and also for you to meet the kind of Norwich young people who are benefiting their workplaces every day.

Employment Minister to visit Norwich to see Norwich For Jobs success

In one of her first Parliamentary Question times as a backbencher, Chloe Smith MP has spoken of the success of Norwich For Jobs and praised the “great team” who are driving Norwich’s youth unemployment down.

 

The campaign’s latest local figures are to be published later this week, but the campaign has already helped hundreds of young people into work in eight months with the support of scores of local firms.

 

Norwich For Jobs seek young talent for Christmas

Norwich For Jobs, the city’s campaign to halve youth unemployment in Norwich, is still open and is seeking great artistic talent from anyone aged 16-24.

The campaign wants to promote Norwich’s young artists by printing a special Christmas card.

If you are 16-24 and have photography or artwork suitable for a Christmas card, the campaign wants to hear from you. 

Norwich firm backs jobs campaign by taking on apprentices

Taking on apprentices need not be a daunting proposition - that was the clear message from a leading Norwich heating engineers.

 

Gasway, based on the city’s Sweet Briar Industrial Estate, has taken on three new apprentices in support of the Norwich For Jobs campaign.

And operations director Barry Ellis said: “A lot of companies are put off because they think there is too much to it, but by going through the training provider, JTL, there were no hassles - they were able to help us source funding as well as sort out training.

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